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The memoirs of J. Decastro, comedian. In the course of them will be given anecdotes of various eminently distinguished characters... Amongst others are Dr. Johnson, Garrick, Foote,...accompanied by an analysis of the life of the late Philip Astley. Also an accompanying History of the Royal circus, now the Surrey theatre; and an historical sketch of Sadler's Wells. Likewise scarce theatrical advertisements, from Garrick's first attempt in Goodman's-Fields... To which will be added The origin of poetry; A chapter on Bent's, &c...

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